The biggest difference trust makes in any relationship - and not just an
intimate one - is that you can relax, be open, be yourself.
Mira Kirshenbaum, I Love You But I Don't Trust You
Being good to yourself equates to having a positive relationship
with yourself and higher self-esteem.
Sophie Winters, It's Not You It's Us
Whether it is a friendship, a politician, a couple, a company, or a church,
there is often more work at the beginning of a new relationship to gain
or attract someone's favor than there is every day thereafter.
Shannon Scott, Influence
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Today we are living longer and retiring earlier, allowing us twenty-five or
more years to pursue lifelong goals and passions.
Rather than fading into the sunset, we have time to rediscover
our personal uniqueness, deepen relationships, and question
the mysteries of life.
Douglas Fletcher, Life After Full Time Work:
Don't give up at the first signs of friction: only through clear communication,
flexibility and willingness to adapt can you find a relationship that will weather
the storms of life.
Tom Miles, A Year For Change
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To seek feedback about a difficult relationship, find someone you can
trust to ask.
Amy Kay Watson, Working with Stress and Fear
Words of Encouragement
Beyond friendships adding to the list of improving life success and happiness,
experts also assert that supportive relationships improve our odds of
survival by fifty percent."
Shasta Nelson, Friendships Don't Just Happen!
When your whole life is unfolding and it is built on lack of trust - either
in self or others - jealousy will cause the relationship to flounder.
Sofia Price, Jealousy
Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
Funny Quotes about Life
Trust is involved in all the basic elements of a healthy relationship:
namely, love (respect and consideration for another person), communication, commitment and honesty.
... if you learn to have those difficult conversations in a loving,
honest, and responsible way, your relationships can become
better than you ever thought they could.
Henry Cloud, John Townsend; How to Have That Difficult Conversation
How we interact with others can determine our success or our failure.
One rule of success is to treat people as you want to be treated.
Trust in a relationship is very crucial. Without trust, a relationship
cannot last as a healthy and happy bond.
Good human-relations skills have the ability to change people
from managing others to leading others.
When you are focused on your partner's good qualities and show them the same kindness, warmth, respect and generosity of spirit that you would your best friend, your relationship has the greatest chance of not just surviving but thriving into its later years.
Sophie Winters, It's Not You It's Us
When you choose relationships, look for people with a sense of humor. If you are around others who are funny and lighthearted, you are more likely to find yourself relaxed and enjoying a good laugh.
Ace McCloud, Forgiveness
We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.
Thomas Moore, Irish Actor
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The purpose of a business is to create a mutually beneficial relationship between itself and those that it serves. When it does that well, it will be around tomorrow to do it some more.
When you are whole, you offer a whole load more to any relationship
that you form and are much more likely to encourage the right kind
of people into your life because you won't accept less.
Joanna Jackson, Self Help
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
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People live in each other's shelter.
Whether we go to work daily, develop our own business, or enter into or develop relationships with others, there are times when it is either necessary, or just a good strategy to do more than is required, or go the extra mile to make a difference.
Byron Pulsifer, Going The Extra Mile
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Even in the midst of conflict, confusion and miscommunications, we can thank the Lord through faith that we are blessed to be a family.
Rich Bimler, Grandparents
Compliments are confidence boosters, and the better you feel about yourself, the more happiness you will bring to your relationship.
Alexis G. Roldan
Faith at its heart is about trust. It's one thing to believe in God; it's
quite something else to trust him with our lives. We all want deeper
relationships built on trust.
We all need to seek role models and develop relationships with them.
... friendship is a key relationship, not an "extra" that we make the time for when the other primary relationships in our life are addressed
Jan Yager, When Friendship Hurts
Of course, in sports and in many aspects of our civilian life we can't do everything ourselves so sports teach us the value and the interworking relationship of teamwork.
Darrin Wiggins, Champion Mind Unbeatable Athlete
Working through conflict, we maintain and build a strong but flexible,
honest but loving connection in our relationship.
Aaron F. Steinberg, The Honesty Practice
We make hundreds of choices in our lives. Other people make hundreds of choices. We might wish and hope that we can change other peoples' choices so they can avoid potential problems be that drug abuse, alcohol, relationships, parenting and on and on.
We get so preoccupied with our own things that we forget that people
are the priority in life.
Famous Quotes about Life
Relationships, I believe, are truly sacred, not in the superficial meaning of simply being high in value, but in that they call upon infinite and mysterious depths in ourselves,
in our communities, and in the very nature of things.
Thomas Moore, Soul Mates
Marriage signifies oneness- In other relationships, people are different entities but in marriage, the couple is considered as one. This is what makes marriage a different kind of bond.
Mark McGrann, Marriage
In the beginning of a relationship, your love may include only you
and the other person. But if you practice true love, very soon that love will grow and include all of us.
Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love
Whether you are in your first relationship or you have been married
for 20 years keeping the romance going is the secret.
Denise Brienne, 250 Romantic Ideas For Couples
The success of marriages and all other close relationships depends
upon slowing down enough and opening up enough to create a space
that welcomes simple, kind words.
Edward M. Hallowell Md, Married to Distraction
Everything in life starts as a seed - a relationship, a marriage, a business,
a church. And nothing happens until the seed is planted.
Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty,
trust, and respect.
Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
Putting love first, even above the laws of marriage,
will allow you to see past the small, insignificant details and
focus on the relationship you truly desire.
E'yen A.Gardner, Husband Rules
Even when you don't feel like it, apologizing is what keeps
your relationship together. I never apologized as much as since
when I got married.
If anything is true about being in a blended family, itís that it forces us to look into new and better ways to interact with people.
Deana Kellar La Rosa, Blended Families
In terms of the span of time, the intimacy, and the shared experience of childhood, no other relationship rivals the connection we have with our adult brothers or sisters.
T.J. Wray, Surviving the Death of a Sibling
Recruiting is the key to an effective volunteer program because how you recruit your volunteers affects the kind of relationship you are going to have with them.
Sunny Fader, 365 Ideas for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers
Jealousy is born out of our need to feel secure, worthy or safe in our relationship. When any of these are threatened, jealousy steps up to protect us from the fears that have begun to stir within.
Stanley Steel, How to Not Be Jealous
Star Wars is obsessed with the complex relationship between fathers and sons, and with what they will do for each other, especially when life itself hangs in the balance.
Cass R. Sunstein, The World According to Star Wars
Communicating socially is an imperative part of our daily lives
and relationships, and when we can interpret and intact with those
emotions of others, we're able to build stronger relationships.
Salma Stockdale, Communication Skills
Forgiveness provides healthier relationships whether it be friendship
or intimate relationships.
L. S. Louvain, How To Be Happy
Relationships are not acquired; they are built upon love,
forgiveness and compassion.
Byron R. Pulsifer
You can create closeness with anyone who also desires it... anyone
can become a person close to your heart, if you make the effort.
You can create closeness within one of your existing relationships
or within one yet to be formed.
Kira Asatryan, Stop Being Lonely
We were all made to be loved and made to be known,
to find ourselves in honest relationships where those things
can be reciprocated and exchanged.
Marriage is such a beautiful relationship and a gift from God. It's God's design,
created between a man and a woman.
Whitney Meade, The Balance Beam
Look inside any sister relationship and you'll find a wealth of interesting stories.
Colleen Sell, A Cup of Comfort for Sisters
There is no one right way to have a relationship - there are as many ways
as there are mothers and daughters. Each relationship is unique.
Judy Ford, Between Mother and Daughter
...mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional
road map, the arbiter of all their relationships.
My dad ... reminded me that my relationship with the Heavenly Father
is even more important than my relationship with my earthly father.
I wish that all fathers had his wisdom.
Wilda Young, Fishhooks in Treetops
However, quality love relationships do not happen by accident.
Real love is built the old-fashioned way - through hard work.
Danny Silk, Keep Your Love On
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